Here’s your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you’ll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
Shadowtrain will illuminate the cost of the
destruction of the Native American community; to both the indigenous
population as well as to their European conquerors. The documentary will
reveal the qualities inherent in indigenous
people’s world views that should be recognized and adopted if we all,
collectively, intend to not only survive, but to find a way to live
happier, more meaningful lives. While engaging a wide variety of
opinions from notable activists, authors, artists, elders and shaman,
politicians and government officials, clergy, teachers and everyday
people, the film will reveal its message through a powerful music-driven
Vincent Nicastro (Director)
Mark McLaughlin (Producer)
Gabe Rosales (Bass)
Donnie Dickman (Keyboards)
Vocalist and Artist, Gregg Analla
filmmaker Mark Mclaughlin are working together on “Shadowtrain: Under a
Crooked Sky,” a stirring documentary that explores a hybrid way of life
merging modern society with the ancient practices of people who have
lived in harmony with the land for thousands of years; native American Indians.
The film follows Lynch and Vincent Nicastro as they visit reservations
around the American Southwest with a trailer full of gear and group of
musicians to get a firsthand look at effects of consumerism on our
native population and the steps they’re taking towards sustainability.